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Mom Says 6-Year-Old Sneaks Around At Night To Use Electronics And Get More Screen Time

Mom Says 6-Year-Old Sneaks Around At Night To Use Electronics And Get More Screen Time

[ad_1] Perhaps no two words strike more fear into the hearts of parents today than “screen time.” For one mom on Reddit, her son’s love for devices has gone to a level she never saw coming. One mom’s 6-year-old sneaks around the house at night to use electronics and get more screen time. Today’s kids are in somewhat uncharted territory as the first generation to have never known a non-digital world. As a result, screen time is one of the most contentious parenting issues around nowadays.  RELATED: Mom Sets ‘Stricter Limits’ On Screen Time For Her Two Kids & Notices Improvement With Their Behavior A 2020 Pew Research study found that 71% of parents are worried about what all this screen time might be doing to kids, and 66% said they believe screen time and social media are making parenting harder than it was 20 years ago, in the comparatively innocent days of dial-up. That all makes this mom’s Reddit story seem less like an over-the-top example and more like a sign of the times. The mom doesn’t allow …